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Patrick Delafontaine, MD, FACC, FACP



SPECIALITIES
General Cardiology
Acute Cardiac Care

LANGUAGES

English
French
Italian

EDUCATION

BS Faculty of Sciences and Medicine, University of Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
MD Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
Doctorate in Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland   

TRAINING

Residency, University Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland
Internal Medicine Residency, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Cardiovascular Diseases Clinical and Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Boston, MA

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Coronary Artery Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Valvular Heart Disease

CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease Diplomate

SELECT HONORS AND AWARDS
Best Doctors in America®, 2001 – present
Tinsley Harrison Award, Southern Society of Clinical Investigation
Elected member, American Society of Clinical Investigation
Elected member, Association of American Physicians
Elected member, American Clinical and Climatological Association
Elected member, Association of University Cardiologists

RESEARCH INTERESTS
The Role of IGF I and its Binding Proteins in Vascular Growth and Atherosclerosis
Vascular Smooth Muscle and Endothelial Cell Biology
Unstable Angina and Coronary Atherosclerosis
Mechanisms of Muscle Wasting in Chronic Disease States

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES
>175 Peer Reviewed Publications
>20 Invited Papers and Book Chapters

Complete List of Published Work: Click Here


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